Taipei American School offers a 25-meter, 7-lane indoor swimming pool. The pool is equipped with Daktronics timing system and an electronic scoreboard. Special designed swim platforms are used during our learn-to-swim and lower physical education program.
Our recently renovated changing rooms have individual showers, bathrooms and lockers.
The TAS Aquatics Department works in conjunction with the Physical Education Department in providing a K-10 curriculum that focuses on water familiarization, fundamental skills, stroke development, safety skills and recreational activities. The lessons offer the opportunity for TAS students to learn and develop aquatic skills that suit their ability level.
The Swimzone learn-to-swim program (K-Grade5) focuses on water familiarization and the development of swimming strokes and skills. Locally certified instructors teach the classes with Aquatics faculty supervising at all times. Lessons take place in the Fall and the Spring.
Contact: Ms. Tinneke Janssens firstname.lastname@example.org
*Fall 2021 session is fully booked, but you can still apply for the wait list.
The Tigersharks Swim Team is an option for more advanced swimmers that focuses on developing swimming skills related to the sport of swimming. Participants should be able to comfortably lap-swim using freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke, with good technique.
Tigersharks is offered to TAS Lower, Middle and Upper School students in Seasons 1, 3 and 4.
Lower School students interested in Tigersharks should attend a swimming assessment to ensure participation will be an enjoyable experience and will meet their individual needs.
Contact: Mr. Shane Lawson email@example.com
Athletic Swim Teams
Competitive Swim Teams for Upper School (Varsity), Middle School Grades 7 & 8 and Middle School Grade 6 take place during Season 2. These programs are offered by the TAS Athletics Department, with support from Aquatics.